Salem Township, Steuben County, Indiana

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Salem Township
Location in Steuben County
Location in Steuben County
Coordinates: 41°34′15″N 85°08′23″W / 41.57083°N 85.13972°W / 41.57083; -85.13972Coordinates: 41°34′15″N 85°08′23″W / 41.57083°N 85.13972°W / 41.57083; -85.13972
CountryUnited States
 • TypeIndiana township
 • Total34.61 sq mi (89.6 km2)
 • Land33.92 sq mi (87.9 km2)
 • Water0.69 sq mi (1.8 km2)  1.99%
Elevation1,004 ft (306 m)
 • Total2,262
 • Density66.7/sq mi (25.8/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)260
GNIS feature ID453825

Salem Township is one of twelve townships in Steuben County, Indiana, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 2,262 and it contained 1,214 housing units.[2]


According to the 2010 census, the township has a total area of 34.61 square miles (89.6 km2), of which 33.92 square miles (87.9 km2) (or 98.01%) is land and 0.69 square miles (1.8 km2) (or 1.99%) is water.[2] Lakes in this township include Big Turkey Lake, Black Lake, Henry Lake, Limekiln Lake, Little Turkey Lake and McClish Lake. The streams of Mud Creek, Mud Creek and Nettle Creek run through this township.

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(This list is based on USGS data and may include former settlements.)

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The township contains six cemeteries: Block, Circle, County Line, Hollister, Trinity and Wright.

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  1. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2017-05-09.
  2. ^ a b "Population, Housing Units, Area, and Density: 2010 - County -- County Subdivision and Place -- 2010 Census Summary File 1". United States Census. Retrieved 2013-05-10.

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